Squill

Botanical Name : Urginea scilla

Common Name : Squill

Plant Part Used : Dry bulb

Composition: Glycosides

Description / Appearance : A Thick brown paste with characteristic odour and bitter taste
60% v/v Alcohol Soluble extractive : NLT 60.0% w/w
Moisture : NMT 35.0% w/w
Total solids : NLT 65.0% w/w
Glycosides : Positive
Heavy metals : NMT 20 ppm

Microbiology Tests:

a) Total Aerobic Microbial Count : NMT 5000 cfu/gm
b) Yeast & Mould : NMT 100 cfu/gm
c) Salmonella : Absent in 1gram
d) Escherichia coli : Absent in 1gram
e) Staphylococcus aureus : Absent in 1 gram